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Minimal technical jargon, step-by-step discussions, and quizzes at the end of each chapter make this an easy-to-understand guide to C++ programming. Quickly learn what a programming language is and the anatomy of C++, then jump right into creating your own programs with expert guidance. Discover functions, objects, compilers, linkers, and much more along the way. For the fast and easy way to understanding the fundamentals of C++, this is the resource you need.
Table of contents
1: How a C++ Program Works 2: Memory and Data Types 3: Variables 4: Arithmetic Operators 5: Making Decisions: if and switch Statements 6: Nested if Statements and Logical Operators 7: The For Loop 8: While and Do While Loops 9: Functions 10: Arrays 11: What’s the Address? Pointers 12: Character, C-String, and C++ String Class Functions 13: Persistent Data: File Input and Output 14: The Road Ahead: Structures and Classes A: Final Exam B: Answers to Quizzes and Final Exam
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The fast and easy way to understanding the fundamentals of C++
If you’re looking for an easy way to learn C++ and want to immediately start writing your own programs, this is the resource you need. The hands-on approach and step-by-step instructions guide you through each phase of C++ programming with easy-to-understand language from start to finish. Whether or not you have previous C++ experience, you’ll get an excellent foundation here, discovering how computer programs and programming languages work. Next, you’ll learn the basics of the language--what data types, variables, and operators are and what they do, then on to functions, arrays, loops, and beyond. With no unnecessary, time-consuming material included, plus quizzes at the end of each chapter and a final exam, you’ll emerge a C++ pro, completing and running your very own complex programs in no time. Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for an advanced student, C++ Demystified is your shortcut to mastering C++.